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RAW EGGNOG RECIPE with a dairy-free option

Megan Drinks, Traditional Healing Foods, Treats, Whole Food Recipes 11 Comments

TEXTURE Commercial brands of eggnog use thickeners such as carageenan and guar gum, some of which have been linked with inflammation and are undesirable for a pure, whole food diet. However, truth be told, I like a thick eggnog, one that is almost custard-like. So I have added that all-time healthy thickener, sustainably-sourced gelatin, to my recipe. The added step …

Goji Cranberry Truffles Paleo GAPS

Goji Berry-Cranberry Truffles! (GAPS & Paleo)

Megan Treats, Whole Food Recipes 39 Comments

  These truffles are filled with coconut “manna,” what the vegan raw community uses for a caramel-white chocolate type effect.  It’s dreamy for its mouth-feel, flavor, and even its health properties. This post contains affiliate links. I don’t have much of sweet tooth anymore, having been on a healing diet for over 4 years.  But these got me: so yummy, so …

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bread Pudding

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bread Pudding~ Grain-free & Sugar-free… {dairy-free option!}

Megan Treats, Whole Food Recipes 22 Comments

Bread pudding makes a great dessert but it also makes a great breakfast or lunch box addition.   Here’s an autumnal recipe that is hard to resist!  You’ll love the creamy, sweet flavor and the high-protein content to boot! We make this recipe regularly at our Paleo/Traditional/GAPS cafe and every time there are leftovers my husband eats them and tells me …

RAW Chocolate Milk Recipe

Megan Drinks, Treats, Whole Food Recipes 4 Comments

“Drink your milk so you grow up big and strong!” was a popular adage in the 1940’s when parents responded to federally subsidized milk ads, ads approved by FDR as part of the president’s New Deal plan to increase the demand for milk. Almost 75 years later among raw milk enthusiasts, “drink your milk” can be spoken with truth. For, …

HONEY SPICE LASSI~ Most beverages dilute stomach pH… this is one drink you do want to enjoy with your meal.

Megan Drinks, Traditional Healing Foods, Treats, Whole Food Recipes 12 Comments

Lassis are functional as well as delicious. In Indian and Ayurvedic tradition they are used as digestives. Ginger, too, is prized for this property, helping our bodies digest and assimilate nutrients with greater ease. There are two kinds of lassis served in India, savory and sweet, both made with thinned yogurt, providing probiotics, potential grass-fed fat, protein, and help with …

dairy-free chocolate ice cream

DAIRY-FREE DARK CHOCOLATE ICE CREAM- “THE BEST YOU’LL EVER EAT,” she said shyly…

Megan Treats, Whole Food Recipes 8 Comments

The organic sugar version of this recipe is the ice cream that I kept eating when I was supposed to be starting the GAPS Diet, almost four years ago.  It was the final night before I went cold turkey, and I served myself a mini bowl of this flavor while doing office work.  I guess the mini bowl was supposed …

Perfect Peanut Butter Milkshake for One: Dairy-free, Sugar-free Recipe!

Megan Drinks, Treats, Whole Food Recipes 1 Comment

Being lured to this article by the thought of a creamy, sweet, delicious milkshake, I must beg your pardon while I insert the following disclaimer . The facts are… peanut butter is sooo yummy and when not on an extreme anti-candida diet, it can be in eaten in moderation for a BIG treat.  So I’m super excited to share this super …

Wilt-free Whipped Cream

Megan Treats, Whole Food Recipes 5 Comments

At our gut-healing cafe in Eugene, Oregon what one item flies out the door almost as fast as bone broth and bone broth soups? Parfaits! It’s no wonder: these beautiful layered desserts are all topping!  For anyone who loves decadence, (and that’s me), parfaits give us permission to eat a whole bowl-full of the rich stuff: maple syrup ganache, honey-sweetened compote, …

Stiffened Whipped Cream with Gelatin (sustainably-sourced)

Megan Hors d'oeuvres, Condiments & Sides, Treats, Whole Food Recipes 1 Comment

At our “gut-healing cafe” in Eugene, Oregon what one item flies out the door almost as fast as bone broth and bone broth soups?  Parfaits!  It’s no wonder: these beautiful layered desserts are all topping!  For anyone who loves decadence, and that’s me, parfaits give us permission to eat a whole bowl-full of the rich stuff!  Maple syrup ganache, honey-sweetened compote, …

Blueberry Muffins Paleo GAPS

Blueberry Muffins {GAPS, SCD, Paleo}

Megan Treats, Whole Food Recipes 16 Comments

This classic recipe features homemade sprouted nut flour and butter, which happily replace store bought. I don’t know what it is about muffins; but I love ’em.  Next to soup, with tea, freshly baked muffins make me happy.  When we started the GAPS Diet, grain-free muffins like these made the new diet much easier for all of us. We had …